GW October Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference


Title: GW October Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference

Theme: New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship and the Definition of Work

Conference Date:  October 26th-27th, 2017

Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park Washington, DC, USA


The George Washington University School of Business will host the 8th Annual GW October Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference. The conference will bring together practitioners, educators, policymakers and industry CEOs and leaders to explore the concept of the new entrepreneurial frontiers like automation and universal basic income – identifying key stakeholders and how they can collaborate for success.

  • SME policies, support programs, and the unintended consequences: As key drivers of job creation, SMEs play a key role in the economic development strategies of many countries around the world. This panel will address the trade-offs and benefits of policies intended to improve the entrepreneurial and small business environment.
  • New Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Education: New frontiers in entrepreneurship and the definition of work are interlinked with the future of learning. Higher Education can help bridge the gap between what is needed today versus tomorrow. This session will discuss what revolution is needed in higher education to prepare these new students to succeed within Industry 4.0.
  • The end of the world as we know it creating the time capsule: 600 million jobs will be needed in the next 15 years to just stay current with the current work-force. If we create an Idea Time Capsule to be opened after 15 years, what trends, challenges, opportunities will evolve in the next 15 years. This innovative collaborative conference-wide discussion will occur as the last session of the day.

Theme of Conference:

The theme for this year program will be New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship and the Definition of Work. Industrial automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are bringing rapid changes to the workplace. This is particularly true in fields such as defense, healthcare, education and in the service sector. In 2017, the quickening of technology in business interactions has not only increased to all business sectors but is impacting day-to-day transactions globally.

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